Five Sailors Recognized For Academics by Intercollegiate Sailing Association

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin junior Michael Croteau has been named Second Team All-Academic by the Intercollegiate Sailing Association, headlining a collection of honors for Polar Bear sailors.

The All-Academic Sailing Team recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as excelling at the highest academic level for the 2013 – 2014 academic year. A nominated sailor must have a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale), junior or senior academic standing and they must be a key starter or reserve on a school's sailing team.

Croteau, a junior majoring in Economics and Computer Science, owns a 3.88 GPA and was part of Bowdoin's first-ever qualifying team for the Coed Dinghy National Championship this spring.

Four other sailors earned All-Conference Academic for Bowdoin. Seniors Peter Edmunds (Wellesley, Mass./Economics) and Tom Peabody (Alexandria, Va./History) were honored along with juniors Charlotte Williamson (Weston, Mass./Art History) and Jackson Bloch (Falmouth, Maine/Biology).

This year's All-Academic Team is comprised of 10 First Team members, 10 Second Team members and 34 All-Conference members.